Driving-through-the-Dales-in-a-lovely-old-car with Hardy and Timothy sharing a joke.
GENERAL COLLAPSE of secondary education.
OUR FIRST SIGHTING in this A-Z of the sainted STILGOE.
MUCH-TRUMPETED “prestige” adaptation of the venerable Blytonian underage derring-do saga
IT COULD never happen today.
SHOUTY SCOUSE sound effects nerd herein masquerading as A1 kids comedy champion.
THIS AND SALE OF THE CENTURY were the only times the rest of the country ever willingly sat down to watch Anglia's...
APTLY-TITLED SUNDAY evening miserycom, reworking bits of Take It From Here off of the radio.
STURDY EIGHT o'clock suburbacom
FAT MAN dons comedy wig/glasses/oversized bowtie while thin man attempts to sing popular song on acoustic guitar.
NIGEL "KINVIG" KNEALE takes responsibility for these plays about various animal/human horror confrontations.
US-DERIVED TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED-esque capery
FUSTY PERIOD-SWAPPING kids drama
OLD-TIMEY ADVENTURE serial reworked as late-70s conspiracy thriller - for kids!
HYPNOTIC BRIDGE traversal to Bob James flute/vibraphone theme started this proto-Cheers ensemblecom.
PROVINCIAL TELEVISION companies!
IFFY EEKING out of the last scraps of PORRIDGE
HAND JIVER extraordinaire TED ROGERS flipped his wrists throughout this hour-long Spanish-derived mystery quiz
A multi-racial melting pot, if you will, wherein CHRISTOPHER BLAKE and MURIEL ODUNTON moved in with each other to collective muttering and...
Sub-Pinball Wizard fanfare was the cue for our man to bound, literally, onto camera, do a little skip and go "Yessss!" by...
OVER-LIT, OVER-LOUD and over-egged spin-off
ANOTHER OF those PLANK-esque short Britcom films
MEANDERING MOPERY serving up your usual BBC 70s kids drama courses of period costumers, suggestions of ghosts, evil relations, mystical artefacts and...
LEONARD ROSSITER and ALAN COREN, apart indefatigable, together...execrable.
LOVE, EXCITING and new. Come on board.
NUTS AND BOLTS knock-off of the bacofoil and plasterboard big screen classic
OLDE ENGLISH cobblers from another Catherine Cookson bodiceboiler
HALF HOUR Saturday morning effort piloted by Nanette Newman.
FALTERING ATTEMPT to Anglicise HART TO HART
MEAN-STREETS SAAAAHF LANDAN PI
Fantasies included "having lunch with Charlie's Angels". Show included first comedy Sikh.
ALI BONGO anchored this kids magicarama "aided and abetted" by hopeless puppet cat in a fez, Ali Cat
RADIO STATION in Ohio gets made over as a rock network
ACTUALLY CALLED THE NEW ORIGINAL WONDER WOMAN.
MORE GRADE expectations.
WIDOWED MILLIONAIRE adopts two black kids, Willis and Arnold (GARY COLEMAN, purveyor of wisecrackery and "brave" illness-baiting stance), to go with ever-superfluous...
YES, YOU read that right.
FOUL-MOUTHED, KIDNEY-KNUCKLING ex-con TOM BELL gets "out" of nick and goes on the trail of the bloke who done grassed him up.
ROTTEN SATURDAY rowdy runtathon and brief regional replacement for the "irresponsible" TISWAS
RAGGED STUDIO-BOUND videotape romp through the turn of the century life of the titular royal-bedding ragamuffin
TWO FOR the price of none!
FOUR-WAY GRIM crime capers, with each hour-plus episode detailing, in sequence, the doings of a police inspector, a lawyer, a felon and...
KENNETH MORE is ageing harassed scriptwriter living in alternative England 30 years after successful Nazi conquest.
ARCHETYPAL GROUNDBREAKING-THEN, what's-all-the-fuss-about-now affair.
DR 'DAVID' BANNER, nebulously defined "strength" research, gamma rays, green skin, ripped shirts, slow-motion violence, back to normal, new shirt from nowhere,...
SPACE NONSENSE about an intergalactic dustman.
IN THE words of KENNETH WILLIAMS: "It's MATTHEW KELLY isn't it?! Game for a laugh!"
BROWBEATINGLY PLAY-IT-SAFE dramatisation done on crappy videotape of hush-hush liaison between King Edward VIII (EDWARD FOX) and - oh no! - divorced...
In brief, "A rich Texan family faces all kinds of trouble."
THE HAIRY cornflake himself, DAVE LEE TRAVIS, presented this timely one-off anthology of hoaxes and ruses for kids.